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Ronald King Belote

Fort Smith, AR, 1953 - 2022

Ronald King Belote, age 68, of Fort Smith, Ark., went to be with our Lord on May 10, 2022.
Ron was born on November 7, 1953 in Angelton, Texas. He is the son of Troy N. Belote and Frieda King Belote (deceased). He is survived by his wife, Debbie Williams Belote; and two children: daughter, Jeana Belote; son, Robby Belote, and daughter-in-law, Leah Belote. He is also survived by his father, Troy Belote; his sister and her husband, Nikki & Dick Bradley.
Ron graduated from Elkins High School in 1972, and married Debbie Williams Belote on November 25, 1974, at Johnson Church of Christ. They have been married 47 years.
Ron graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville 1977, with a degree in Industrial Management. He was part of the Baldor Core Team and retired on January 10, 2020. He enjoyed golfing, singing, traveling, and was a huge St. Louis Cardinal and Arkansas Razorbacks fan.
Ron was a member of West-Ark Church of Christ in Fort Smith, Ark., for 42 years. He was an Elder since 2007. He loved his family, his church family and lived a life filled with the fruit of the Spirit.
Memorial service for Ron will be held 10 a.m. Monday, May 16, 2022 at West-Ark Church of Christ. Memorial graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. at Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Fayetteville, Ark. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to: West-Ark Church of Christ, c/o Church Ministries, 900 North Waldron Road, Fort Smith, Ark., 72903 or go to
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Published May 15, 2022

Edwards Funeral Home
PO box 3, Fort Smith, AR
Phone: 479-782-8203